Tackling key challenges of DC-DC converters

OEMs face the following challenges with DC-DC converter control systems:

  • Achieving high efficiency all across the DC-DC operating range
  • Achieving power density while maintaining compactness of the module
  • Power module cost reduction
  • Implementing a safe bidirectional power flow

Our Solution For DC-DC Converter

Silicon Mobility offers a complete solution with an innovative  DC-DC control solution for xEVs delivering unprecedented performances

    • 15% of energy gain over 
      • Reduction of switching and conduction losses in the power module all across the load operating points
    • 50%  of transistor current rating increase
    • 50% BOM reduction on the requested power transistor and passive components
    • Up to 1MHz control supporting size and weight reduction up to a factor 10 (Power density improvement by factor 10)
    • ASIL-C ISO 26262 design

We offer the following solutions to address the DC-DC converter control application:

  • OLEA® FPCU – Automotive qualified semiconductor solution with software libraries and development tools
  • OLEA® APP  DC-DC HE  Application software integrating innovative algorithms delivering High Efficiency DC-DC control

Support for Intelligent Control Algorithms

  • Soft switching enabling a better transistor current rating for BOM reduction and for transistor down-sizing
  • Cancellation of inductor current ripples and output current and voltage ripples
  • Reduction of filtration requirements for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)